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Hi Everyone! Recently, I released a Bluetooth Low Energy BoosterPack based on the BLE112 module from Bluegiga. The full-featured BoosterPack is a bit expensive, but there are a few different options that can make the BoosterPack very reasonable. I wanted to create this post so that you guys can ask me any questions you may have about it. Blank PCB: $10 - The BLE BoosterPack was designed with 0805 components and other easy to solder parts making it easy to hand assemble. For $10, you get a blank BoosterPack that can you assemble yourself. The layout and bill of materials (BOM) is available on GitHub. If you need help with finding a component on Mouser or Digikey, let me know. BLE Only: $40 - This options contains all you need to use the BLE112 module with a LaunchPad. Additionally, the USB connector is included, allowing stand-alone use with your PC and USB firmware updates. This means that you don't need the CC Debugger to update the BLE112 firmware. Complete with Linear Regulator: $50 - Rather than using a switching regular, this option uses a linear regulator to reduce cost. Other than using a different regulator, this is the full-featured BoosterPack. Complete with Switching Regulator: $65 - If you care about maximizing your battery life, this is the board for you. Using the TI recommended switching regulator, this board can has unbeatable power consumption. Check out the demo video for a bit more info. While the full-featured board is a bit pricey, it does include all you need to make your project completely wireless: A BLE module, a lithium battery charging circuit, and low-power voltage regulator. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to comment here. Thanks guys!
Hi, I'm new to embedded programming, and I have to interface an MSP430F5438A with an Emmoco EDB-BLE Bluetooth Low Energy board, in order to send data to iOS devices. I am not sure how to proceed with this, as Emmoco directs you to write a driver for your particular board (http://dev2.emmoco.com:8090/display/em/Embedded+Platform+Support) and uses Eclipse to build their software (http://dev2.emmoco.com:8090/display/em/Install+Em-Builder). I believe I have correct code, but it seems Eclipse will not recognize my MSP-FET430UIF programmer and so the code never loads into the board. I get a "gmake error 1". What could be the problem here, and how can I fix it? I tried programming a launchpad and it worked, so I believe my Eclipse has the MSP430 plugin - I just can seem to get it to detect my FET. Help is greatly appreciated!